Do you live on a diet and you can not lose weight?

You know all the memory tricks. "Drink warm water with fasting vinegar, intermittent fasting, stop consuming carbohydrates, eat more protein, add cinnamon to drinks …", the list is endless and you have not only tried them all but you keep trying, without Good luck, get rid of those extra kilos.

Part of the enigma is after a sentence that will be familiar to you: "You have the slow metabolism", say those who claim to know the reason for your difficulty in losing weight, according to the endocrinologists at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio (USA) the basal metabolic rate (the calories the body burns at rest because of of the functioning of their organs) accounts for 75% of energy expenditure in sedentary subjects, or 60% in the case of those who exercise frequently. "A person with a higher basal metabolic rate can eat 300 calories extra without gaining weight. "But if your metabolism is slow your body takes much longer to burn those calories.

Another problem that occurs when you make diets that are not made by specialists and directed for you, is that by decreasing the intake of calories the basal energy expenditure decreases while increasing the concentration of orexigenic hormones involved in increasing the intake, and those of satiety are reduced. That is, let's say that your body conspires to regain weight. That's why experts recommend that instead of reducing your caloric intake to the maximum you try increase your muscle mass. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends overweight people to work to increase their muscle mass because they spend more energy in this way.

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And is that the physical activity is key, but we do not just talk about the exercise time you do, we talk about the movement you do every day. It will improve your metabolism if you abandon sedentary life, if instead of going by car or subway you take a walk.

So let's say that if you spend your life dieting and do not see the results you expect, the reasons could be the following: you have low muscle mass, you need to exercise more, you could have low testosterone levels. Sometimes the problem is in genetics, that is why it is so important that you go with a specialist, rather than lose weight you should try to maintain a healthy and healthy lifestyle that you can maintain over time.

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